This Mets team is something special.
Mr. Willet’s Fears of the Second Half
Oh so nervous for the second half.
A Magic Night At Shea
I have so many great memories of both working in Shea and attending games as a fan. One day, perhaps, I'll write more about that.
The Voice Inside Mr. Willet’s Head
It is when things are good, like this season, that the voice is at its worst as it talks to me constantly.
Mr. Willet’s Point of View
I've tried doing daily poems and fancy blog posts and anything I thought would draw attention. However, the internet is a very large ocean and nobody is going to notice me pouring cans of surgery sweet blue and orange soda into it.
Ghosts in the Grass: The Pendelton Moment
And then the Pendleton Moment happens, where something goes wrong, sometimes subtle, sometimes huge, and everything changes. Everything has swung back in the other direction and never returns.
Opening Day Countdown (Advent Calendar): Day 9 – Making a Wooden Bat
ay we visit the Louisville Slugger Bat factory to see how the bats Major League Baseball uses are made. (That branding is pretty cool.)
Opening Day Countdown (Advent Calendar): Day 8 – SABR
At its heart, it is a group of individuals that just love this game and look to add to it through research and statistics and their depth of knowledge about the history of the game.
Opening Day Countdown (Advent Calendar): Day 7 – 2021 Top Plays
Day 7 is a simple visit to 2021 and the top 100 plays of the season.
Opening Day Countdown (Advent Calendar): Day 5 – The 1884 World Series
I assume everyone here has heard of and uses Baseball Reference, but it is one of my favorite sites out there. It has changed very little and is a throwback to the early days of the internet. It is also extremely functional, making so much of baseball history easily accessible.